Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät


PhD defenses

Congratulations on the successful PhD defenses

On June 4th, 2018 Mrs. Sabrina Karwatzki, M.Sc. defended her PhD thesis entitled "Information Privacy: An Analysis of Individuals' Risk Perception and Coping Strategies" at the Business School of University of Mannheim with distinction. Professor Veit chaired the assessment committee. Sabrina Karwatzki, who held a stipend from the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, was committed to the chair of professor Veit both, at the University of Mannheim and at the University of Augsburg, for more than a decade. The work of Sabrina Karwatzki already appeared in the Journal of Management Information Systems, the European Journal of Information Systems and Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft as well as in a large number of national and international conference proceedings.

On May 5th, 2018 Mr. Andreas Hoegen, M.Sc. defended his PhD thesis entitled "Influencing Behavior on Digital Platforms: The Impact of Motivation and Framing on Investment Decisions in Cowdfunding" at the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Augsburg. In his main occupation, Mr. Hoegen is a strategy consultant at Strategy& (formerly Booz&Co). The work of Andreas Hoegen already appeared in Electronic Markets as well as in national and international conference proceedings.

On June 23rd, 2018 professor Veit was one of the two opponents at the defense of the PhD thesis by Mr. Erol Kazan entitled "Towards a Disruptive Digital Platform Model" at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. The work of Erol Kazan already appeared in international journals (such as the Journal of Management Information Systems) as well as in a number of international conference proceedings.